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Friday, 30 January 2015

Merit Award Winner Xiao Li Returns!


We are so excited for the return of last years AW Merit Award Winner Xiao Li to Fashion Scout London. 

Since graduating with an MA in Womenswear Knitwear from the Royal College of Art in 2013 Xiao was announced the winner of the Loro Piana Award for Best Knitwear Collection.

Li’s designs ooze cool from head to toe. The knitwear designer focuses on giving knits shape and uses block colours teamed with simple cuts to create a style that is both fashion forward yet effortlessly casual.  

Catch Xiao’s latest AW collection exclusively on our live blog at Fashion Scout London 20th-24th February @ Freemason’s Hall.

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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Soojin Lee at FashionScoutAW15!



We're very excited to add St Martin's graduate Soojin Lee to our February show!
Soojin's namesake label will show at Vancouver, Seoul and Shanghai fashion week in addition to Fashion Scout, building on the designer's experience with Hussein Chalayan, Emilio De Le Morena and Alexander McQueen.

Soojin's work has also shown as part of the iFashion network's International Emerging Designers, as part of their involvement with New York Fashion Week.

We can't wait to see what Soojin has in store for Fashion Scout AW15, taking place 20-24th February 2015 at the Freemason’s Hall, Covent Garden!

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

The Fashion Scout London Exhibition Returns


This February, from the 20th - 23rd, Fashion Scout's London Exhibition returns with a facelift. Back by popular demand, this season sees Fashion Scout's most exciting ever line up, with a selection of the brightest new UK and International talent on display in the Freemasons' Hall, Covent Garden. 

Open to all Fashion Industry, Press and Buyers the Fashion Scout Exhibition is the best place to see a curated selection of the best new designers to watch's work up close and meet the designers themselves.

This season the Fashion Scout London exhibition will display the new season collections of 9 Industry selected designers including the Merit Award Winner James Kelly and the Ones to Watch winners. The full list of designers are:

Angel Chen
Clio Peppiatt
GF Hawthorne
James Kelly
J Moon
Kim Stevenson
Niro Wang
Minju Kim
Typical Freaks

For more information, or to attend the Fashion Scout London Exhibition email press@fashionscoutevent.com.

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Judy Wu at Fashion Scout AW15!


After receiving international acclaim for her AW13 collection ‘A Crack in Time’, Judy Wu is making her first appearance with us this season!
Embracing bold prints with an exceptional attention to detail embellishment is a signature point of Judy Wu’s designs. Her sharp tailoring expresses her label to be for those who are sophisticated and can empower modern-day women!

Previous designs of Judy Wu’s have featured in Stella Magazine and Vogue.com and we can’t wait for her AW15 collection to take the catwalk!

Look out for Judy Wu’s show, which is taking place 20-24th February 2015 at the Freemason’s Hall, Covent Garden!

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Mariana Jungmann returns at our February catwalk show!




Brazilian designer Mariana Jungman returns to Fashion Scout AW15, having shown her debut with us last season. The designer's MA Graduate collection was one of ten to be shown during London Fashion Week in 2014, building on her eponymous women's wear label in 2013.
Jungmann's collections are built around hand-made materials from her native Brazil, fusing florals and lace with the values of haute couture. Her designs are modern and intriguing, with the materials used providing more resistant pieces than typical fabrics.

In her brief time as a designer Jungmann's designs have featured in numerous renowned publications including Vogue, iD and Glamour.

The designer's collection will be taking the catwalk from 20th-24th February 2015 at the Freemasons’ Hall in Convent Garden.

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Monday, 26 January 2015

CJ YAO AT FASHION SCOUT AW15!


Marking her debut season with us, womenswear designer C. J. Yao is showing her AW15 collection, having graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2012!
The label is based on a new aesthetic appreciation of women with contemporary lifestyles and attitudes, consisting of oversized but wearable clothing.
Since her designs caught St Martins' eye back in 2012 the Yao's creations have been seen in likes of iD, dMag and Vulture magazine and have been shown as part of Shanghai Fashion Week.
C. J. Yao's collection will be taking the catwalk from 20th-24th February 2015 at the Freemasons’ Hall in Convent Garden.

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2015 FAD Competition Final at Fashion Scout!


We are hugely excited to announce the 2015 FAD Competition final at Fashion Scout, as undergraduates from the UK's top universities present the next generation of design talent!
Vogue hailed as “an undeniable springboard” George at Asda sponsored FAD supports and nurtures young talent, bringing life changing opportunities to talented young people from all walks of life, offering free mentoring and support.

This season the esteemed judging panel includes: Imperial College Physics Artist in Residence Geraldine Cox, Professor Clare Johnston, Head of Textiles at the RCA and Tamsin Blanchard, Fashion Features Director at the Telegraph Magazine.

We can't wait to see the February show!

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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Ashley Isham Returns!


We can’t wait to see what Ashley Isham will bring to the catwalk this season!
This will be Ashley’s 16th season showcasing at Fashion Scout London. His signature draping and razor cut tailoring has won him many followers over the years and with clients such as Kylie Minogue and Paloma Faith it is no wonder many are in anticipation to catch a glimpse of his new AW15 collection!

Be one of the first to see Ashley’s catwalk collection by checking back to the blog during the event from 20th-24th February 2015 at Freemason’s Hall. 

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Saturday, 24 January 2015

APU JAN JOINS OUR CATWALK SHOW!


Contemporary Asian designer, Apu Jan will be returning to the catwalk for another season with Fashion Scout!
Combining a story of history and fantasy, the clothes become daring yet wearable incorporating oriental elements with a modern twist. The designer's previous collections range from knitwear to simple but imaginative prints and we can’t wait to see what he has created for AW15!

Fashion Scout London takes place from the 20th - 24th February 2015 at the Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden. 
Don’t miss the unique collection of Apu Jan!

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Friday, 23 January 2015

AW15 PROVISIONAL CATWALK SCHEDULE REVEALED!



It’s time to get ready for the most exciting Fashion Scout yet, as we reveal our Provisional AW15 Catwalk Schedule. 
Fashion Scout will return to our London home at the Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden from the 20th – 24th of February with a packed schedule of Catwalk shows, exhibitions and events! 

Exclusively showcasing the best pioneering talent from across the globe, Fashion Scouts’ AW15 lineup includes more than 50 visionary designers from around the world hand picked by a top industry Selection Panel.

Highlights of the schedule include Friday’s Merit Award winner James Kelly, the RCA Graduate who has already received a flurry of press attention. James Kelly will be sponsored by Fashion Scout to produce his first ever London Fashion Week catwalk show. Already a favourite of Hilary Alexander OBE, Vogue UK Features Editor Jessica Bumpus and Sara Maino, Senior Editor at Vogue Italia – we expect a packed FROW.

Also presenting their debut London Fashion Week collections are designers Angel Chen, J Moon, Kim Stevenson and Minju Kim, who together form Fashion Scout’s highly anticipated Ones to Watch show on Saturday 21st February.

Amongst those returning to the catwalk are legendary Fashion Designer Pam Hogg, SS15 Ones to Watch designer Youjia Jin, CFE Pioneer Mariana Jungmann, in addition to former Merit Award winners Gyo Yuni KImchoe and Xiao Li.

Also running from the 20th – 23rd of February, Fashion Scout will curate an exhibition of exciting emerging talent, including designers from around the world; Clio Peppiat, GF Hawthorne, Niro Wang and Typical Freaks.


The full schedule and designers profiles can be viewed on the Fashion Scout website here


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JAMIE WEI HUANG SHOW ANNOUNCED!


Fashion Scout discovery Jamie Wei Huang is welcomed back this season. Graduating from Central Saint Martins Art and Design College in London, Huang launched a contemporary womenswear label, which combines conceptual ideas with a modern silhouette. She has worked in high-end fashion houses such as Alexander McQueen and Christopher Kane giving her an unparalleled insight into some of fashion's most creative hubs.  

Signature elements of the label include a clean refined outline, silhouette and an aim to provide a representation of a modern women’s character.
Jamie Wei Huang is returning to the Fashion Scout catwalk in February with her AW15 collection.  

Fashion Scout London takes place from the 20th - 24th February 2015 at the Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden. Check back to the blog during the event to see Jamie's show review and much more.

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

EXCLUSIVE | FASHION SCOUT ANNOUNCES YOUJIA JIN



Fashion Scout are thrilled to announce Youjia Jin.  Before moving to London the Chinese born Youjia graduated from the Beijing Institute of Fashion and Technology in 2009. The designer graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2011 and London College of Fashion in 2014 with a MA in Womenswear and was named Fashion Scout’s Ones To Watch for SS15. Since her debut collection, Youijia has received continued praise from internationally renowned publications including: British GQ, British Vogue, LOOK and i-D magazine. 

Youjia will return to the Fashion Scout London catwalk to showcase her AW15 collection at the Freemasons Hall in Convent Garden. Fashion Scout London takes place from the 20th – 24th February 2015, be sure to check back to the blog during the event to see Youjia Jin’s show review and much more from the event.

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Monday, 19 January 2015

EXCLUSIVE | FASHION SCOUT ANNOUNCES SADIE CLAYTON



Fashion Scout are thrilled to announce Sadie Clayton will be joining our Pop-Up Exhibition this February as part of the Fashion Scout live event. The designer, who appeared on the influential Not Just A Label this week, will be showcased alongside the brightest UK/international graduates and emerging designers. Taking place on the 23rd of February, this will be the place to see the next big names in global fashion. We caught up with Sadie to discover her inspirations, creative process and future aspirations ahead of the upcoming exhibition:

What are your goals for 2015?
To continue to create copper inventions whether it be wild or wonderfully tailored. Continually, make people smile and feel excited.
My ultimate goal in life is to see Grace Jones in one of my pieces - she is forever my muse, so that's my goal for 2015 onwards :).

Could you tell us about this collection’s inspirations?
Lately, as crazy as it may sound, crystals and tumblestones. I am in awe with my crystal collection which my step father kindly sent me. I have been researching into them, activating them and carrying them. They are used to heal and protect. I aren’t going to talk too much about them as people begin to think I am going crazy (laughs), I have started using them and I am going to see where it'll take me! Watching my aw15 presentation will reveal all the inspiration which all stemmed from one little conversation. I’m recently obsessed with glitter and cactus’s too.

Do you have a specific research process when you start a new collection?
Yes I always have a colour palette first way before the season has even arrived – I then riffle my way through fabric shops, being inspired by textures is what leads me to my design process. My concept appears and I begin sketching, I always tend to go wild with my silhouettes then start reigning it all back in!

How do you balance creativity with commerce?
I seem to build two collections in one, always focusing on my key signatures - copper and structure. I am all about creativity, I have been since day one when studying, but the more you become emerged in the industry the more you realise you have to begin understanding how to create RTW to maintain a cash flow! So sad but so true! I can't live off making my copper metal sculptures - unfortunately!

Do you feel there’s a significant interest in young designers at the moment?
Yes for sure, there always is, there are always exciting new brands appearing. It's so difficult for us to fight against the beasts but that's the exciting part - the challenge!

How do you feel you have evolved as a designer since last years A/W collection?
I feel I have come on leaps and bounds simply because of my amazing supporters, I am so grateful I guess when you get one order you begin to realise the excitement and see what people really do want to wear of yours and then you move down into a whole new path.
I feel I have refined my sense of design and I am beginning to understand what my customer wants to wear, yet I'm still juggling both the ready to wear and the show pieces. I will never stop creating my copper inventions as that is part of me but the more I evolve the more I incorporate ready to wear.

How would you describe your design aesthetic in three words?
Power, Diverse, Copper

Where do you want to be in five years time?
I'd love to be where I feel I am now BUT with more exciting opportunities around me with more stockists and actually a real studio, working from my spare room at home isn't exactly ideal!

For Sadie's Not Just A Label, click here.

By Lewis R Waters / Leeomigh Dolan

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Thursday, 15 January 2015

EXCLUSIVE | DESIGNERS RETURN TO FASHION SCOUT CATWALK




Fashion Scout, the leading international showcase for fashion innovation, returns to the Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden this London Fashion Week from the 20th - 24th February. Instrumental in raising the profile of emerging design on a global scale, Fashion Scout will present over 50 of the Brightest UK and International design talents in Catwalk Shows, Presentations, Exhibition and a new for AW15/16 Pop Up Emerging Designer Exhibition.

Fashion Scout designers Pam Hogg, Jamie Wei Huang and Youjia Jin are set to return to the Fashion Scout Catwalk. We caught up with Pam Hogg, who commented on the return, “Its great being back in my studio working, its like playtime with fabrics strewn all over the place. Working alone gives me this freedom, my quiet space with no one around allows the simplest thing to trigger new ideas, each day something unexpected emerges and I just go with it. I thank Fashion Scout for giving me this platform for my work.”

February 2015 will be Fashion Scout's 19th season during London Fashion Week. Featuring a selection of innovative UK and International designers, Fashion Scout will be hosting over 30 catwalk shows and presentations. The Fashion Scout London Exhibition will return to the Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden, running from the 20th - 23rd February. The exhibition will feature all four Ones to Watch designers and Merit Award winner James Kelly, alongside four of the brightest new emerging talents.

by Lewis R Waters

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Friday, 9 January 2015

NEWS | LVMH YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER 2015 COMPETITION OPEN!




Today the industry renowned LVMH group began accepting applicants for their coveted Young Designer of the Year award. Nine creative directors from the house, including Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld and Marc Jacobs comprise the selection panel, with Fashion Scout's Thomas Tait selected as last year's incumbent winner.

The prize, open to any designer under 40 with two or more of their own collections, consists of a grant of 300,000 euros and personalised financial & technical support from the group for one year, setting the new designer on a trajectory for success in this highly competitive market.

The prize also incorporates a “Graduates” prize, open to all fashion school students completing their fashion degree in 2015. Three winners are selected, all of whom receive a grant of 10,000 euros and a chance to join the LVMH brand for one year, gaining an unequalled insight into the fashion giant.
Fashion Scout would like to wish all new designers and fashion graduates the best of luck.

Full details regarding the application process, selection panel and previous winners can be found here.


By Lewis R Waters

Images Courtesy of LVMHPrize.com

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Monday, 5 January 2015

NEWS | Cassandra Verity Green & Little Dragon for Crack Magazine




Today sees the release of Fashion Scout designer Cassandra Verity Green's collaboration with quarterly art, music, fashion and film magazine “Crack” in an exclusive shoot featuring critically acclaimed Little Dragon singer Yukimi Nagano. 

The “Wildfire” singer, who was chosen for the magazine's Aesthetic Fashion feature because of her signature vibrant colourful style, fittingly wears Green's shredded yarn shawl for the cover story. 

A great start to 2015 for the Fashion Scout designer.

Check out the behind the scenes video here.

By Lewis R Waters

Images courtesy of Crack Magazine / Tom Andrew / Cassandra Verity Green

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Friday, 19 December 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch AW15

Fashion Scout is thrilled to announce the names of our AW15/16 Ones to Watch winners: Angel Chen, J Moon, Kim Stevenson and Minju Kim.

Selected from a shortlist of 50 designers by a panel of industry experts, the Ones To Watch judges this season included Hilary Alexander OBE, Sara Maino at Italian Vogue, Judith Tolley of the CFE London, Fashion Scout alumni Georgia Hardinge, British Council member Kendall Robbins, our Ones to Watch stylist Rebekah Roy, and Martyn Roberts Fashion Scout’s Founder and Director.

As part of being selected for The Ones To Watch each designer will be given a collaborative catwalk showcase in addition to an exhibition space per designer at the landmark Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden as part of Fashion Scout's 18th Season, running from 20th - 24th February 2015. 


Angel Chen, who graduated this year from Central St Martin's BA course, honed her skills working with Vera Wang and Marchesa in New York.  Her work has featured in such respected publications as British Vogue, i-D and The Times.  She said of the win “Fashion Scout is one of the best starting points for young talent.  I am finally here, thank you very much for the opportunity!”  Her collection builds on bright colours, bold designs and a rebellious spirit.


J Moon is a new London label with a playful signature aesthetic from designer Jinhee Moon.  A 2014 LCF graduate, Jinhee made Vogue Italia's exclusive 200 best emerging talents list.  Excited by the win the designer said “It is incredibly exciting moment for me to show my new collection through the Fashion Scout in 2015.”  The experimental collection has found a unique way to juxtapose texture, colour and shape.


Australia native Kim Stevenson enjoyed a packed 2014, presenting at Graduate Fashion Week and graduating from the University of East London BA course.  Taking inspiration from youth culture the designer is known for handcrafted items with strong consideration of the ethical sourcing of her textiles. 


South Korean born designer Minju Kim has already found international success, currently being stocked in Opening Ceremony stores in both the UK and USA.  Shortlisted for the LVMH prize, a recent Disney collaborator and winner of the 2013 H&M Design Award Kim's aesthetic draws from exaggerated silhouettes, extreme curves and a range of textures.   

Fashion Scout Director Martyn Roberts concluded of the winner's selection “For AW15/16 we have had the strongest ever response of amazing talent from all over the globe, after a tough decision we are excited to be able to provide an unrivalled opportunity for these four new international designers to present with Fashion Scout.”


Essential Info 

London Fashion Week 
Fashion Scout's 18th Season 
Freemasons' Hall 
Covent Garden 
WC2B 5AZ
Friday 20th – Tuesday 24th February 2015 


Paris Fashion Week 
23 Rue du Roi de Sicile 
75004 Paris
Thursday 5th – Tuesday 10th March 2015


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Monday, 15 December 2014

NEWS | Dora Abodi finds A-List Fans!




Fashion Scout designer Dora Abodi is celebrating not just one, but two huge celebrity endorsements to end 2014. The first saw mega-star singer & actress (and current Wonderland cover model) Taylor Swift donning the Twin Unisus silk T-shirt during an appearance on the equally legendary Ellen Degeneres show back in October to promote her worldwide Number 1 album “1989.” Swift wore the t-shirt whilst performing new single “Out of The Woods,” with the performance breaking five hundred thousand views on Youtube in just over a month.

Abodi built on this exposure with a second A-lister, this time R&B superstar Christina Milian, who wore a Lamborghini inspired top from the designer whilst speaking to E! Entertainment just this week.

With this support we're sure that 2015 looks promising for the Fashion Scout designer, and we're excited to see her show as part of Fashion Week at The Freemasons Hall, Covent Garden, February 20th - 24th.

What to see more? Check out Swift's performance on Ellen, here.

By Lewis R Waters

Images courtesy of Dora Abodi, NBC & E! Entertainment

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Friday, 12 December 2014

INTERVIEW | JAY BRIGGS TALKS FUTURE PLANS WITH HOPE ST MAGAZINE





Last week Fashion Scout designer Jay Briggs spoke to hip fashion, art and culture magazine Hope St to discuss his plans for the future. Briggs, whose stunning headpieces have already been donned by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Paloma Faith discussed life after “Ugly Duckling,” the designer's current collection which can be seen in the windows of Selfridges this Christmas.

Briggs revealed that he was “currently researching” his new collection, which will see a September 2015 showcase alongside his debut advertising campaign. Fans of “Ugly Duckling” will also be pleased that an expanded version of the collection will make-up a one off special next year.

Speaking on his attitude towards the future of his work the Hope St dubbed fashion “prince of darkness” said simply “...you never know what the universe has in store for you, which makes it all the more exciting.”

Want to see more? Check out Kylie's video for “Sleepwalker” featuring Jay Brigg's headpieces here. 

by Lewis R Waters

Images courtesy of Oliver Savage / Jay Briggs
Quotes by Jay Briggs, Mona Lisa Maclean & Hollyann Prince

Courtesy of our friends at Hope St Magazine

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

NEWS | Fashion Scout designers available in LCF Pop Up Shop




London College of Fashion's COLLEGE SHOP returns tomorrow for its fourth year running. The pop-up retail space will be located in the heart of Carnaby at 33 Marshall Street. Open from Thursday 11th until Tuesday 16th December, the shop will be stocking all things "sparkle and charm" created by LCF Alumni and current students.

The COLLEGE shop will feature pieces by Fashion Scout Ones to Watch designer Min Wu amongst many others, all limited edition but at affordable prices. Ranging from womenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories and jewellery to fashion photography and illustration - the shop is the perfect place to discover the best new creative talent emerging from LCF. The perfect destination for all your Christmas gifts, this one stop shop lets you pick up items from the stars of the future.

Fashion Scout AW15/16 designers will be announced soon...


Monday, 8 December 2014

EXCLUSIVE | James Kelly Fashion Scout Merit Award Winner AW15



We are delighted to announce that the popular, talented new Royal College of Art graduate James Kelly will be the latest recipient of Fashion Scout's prestigious Merit Award.

James, who graduated from the RCA in June 2014, has already made waves throughout the Fashion Industry, being featured on i-D, Dazed Digital, Vogue Online and in the Fashion Scout Graduate Showcase at LFW September 2014.

Chosen from over 200 applicants by a selection panel of industry heavyweights including Vogue Italia's Sara Maino, Fashion Scout founder and director Martyn Roberts and Hilary Alexander OBE, James Kelly will be sponsored by Fashion Scout for three seasons with a prize worth over £20,000.
The prize offers an unrivalled opportunity for sponsorship and has become known as a talent launch pad. Previous winners of the Merit Award have included, Eudon Choi, David Koma, Hermione De Paula, Georgia Hardinge and more recently Phoebe English and Xiao Li.

On the winner Hilary Alexander commented; "I was totally blown away by James Kelly's collection at the Royal College of Art gala earlier this year. Marvellous marriage of function, fashion and form; beautiful colours of midnight navy, deep forest green, pewter, with hand-dyed ostrich feathers. The models looked like birds of paradise flying through a storm."

James describes his womenswear as a myriad of elements combined together to created something new. Inspired by the strange, dreamy and ambiguous, James pioneers an exploration into outerwear and sportswear by deconstructing and distorting sports jackets and trench coats. The collection seeps texture, in the form of Stieff Alpaca Mohair and Ostrich feathers, which billow away from the models on the runway.

On winning the award, James celebrated; "I am completely blown away with the fact that I was chosen for the Merit Award. I'm so excited to be working on my new collection to be shown at Fashion Scout this February and am so thankful for the opportunity!"

Fashion Scout will take place during London Fashion Week from Friday 20th till Tuesday 24th February 2015, at the Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden. Alongside presenting the Merit Award Catwalk show and exhibition, Fashion Scout will hold over 30 catwalk shows and presentations in and an emerging designer exhibition.

A prominent fixture among the Paris Showrooms, Fashion Scout Paris will return featuring James Kelly and 21 of the brightest new fashion talents in March 2015. Fashion Scout Paris will be held at 23, Rue Du Roi De Sicile, Paris, 75004, from the 5th - 10th March 2015.

For industry ticket requests email press@fashionscoutevents.com.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Save the Date! Fashion Scout London & Paris


Save the date now for Fashion Scout London and Paris AW15/16. Discover the brightest new UK & International design talent at the Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden from Friday 20th - Tuesday 24th February 2015. Join us in the Fashion Scout Paris showroom from Thursday 5th - Tuesday 10th March 2015 in the heart of La Marais.

Designers announced soon!

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Fashion Scout Selection Panel AW15



The AW15/16 Fashion Scout Selection Panel converged on Tuesday 18th November to decide which designers would showcase with Fashion Scout during London and Paris Fashion Week. A collection of Fashions finest, the panel included Vogue Italia's Sara Maino, renowned fashion commentator Hilary Alexander OBE, Judith Tolley from the Centre for Fashion Enterprise, the British Council, former Merit Award winner Georgia Hardinge and Fashion Scout's own director Martyn Roberts. 

The panel spent the day time looking through all fifty shortlisted designers before deciding on this seasons Merit Award and One’s to Watch recipients. 

The judges where overwhelmed by the level of talent for AW15/16. Commenting on what seems to be a new ‘era’ of designer talent- with a focus on craftsmanship, creativity and colour. Those who are chosen by the judges will have the chance to showcase their collections during Fashion Scout London Fashion Week in catwalk shows, presentations or as part of exhibitions from the 20th - 24th February 2015. 


Look out for our new designer announcements soon, including the prestigious Ones to Watch and Merit Award winners. 

by Daisy Milward
Images from Fashion Scout Events


Wednesday, 19 November 2014

NEWS | Mairi McDonald & MTV

Fashion Scout Designer, Mairi McDonald was chosen by MTV EMA sponsor Essence, to discuss Fashion in her studio with upcoming music talent Jess Glynn. 

Ahead of the awards show in Glasgow, Glynn spent the day browsing the latest collection, before selecting her favourite piece, the Stardust baroque lace top from the Queens of Noise collection, launched at the Fashion Scout London Exhibition in September.

By Daisy Milward
Image courtesy of Mairi MacDonald

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Sadie Williams x & Other Stories




Fashion Scout Graduate Showcase designer, Sadie Williams, has announced her incredible new collaboration with ‘& Other Stories’ due to hit the stores tomorrow.

Sadie, who was featured at London Fashion Week September 2013, by Fashion Scout, has been busy creating her signature glitter fueled pieces for the international fashion brand.

Sadie who has already worked with J.W.Anderson and Katie Hillier since gradating last year, is known for her ‘Disco Daleks’ as coined by Alexander Fury.

Sadie and Joe Williams have also created an exclusive film for the launch of her new capsule collection.
The collection will be in stores from the 13th November, across 11 countries including London’s Regent Street.





Tuesday, 4 November 2014

EXCLUSIVE | Mariana Jungmann Joins the CFE's Fashion Pioneers


The Centre For Fashion Enterprise's Pioneer Programme is designed to nurture emerging London-based designer labels, identifying and providing solutions for some of the issues that may be stifling growth in the early stages of business.

Fashion Scout designer, Mariana Jungmann, who debuted her collection at Fashion Scout London in an exciting multi-sensory catwalk show, is the latest to join the best new designers accepted onto the CFE Pioneer Programme.

Mariana Jungmann, will follow in the footsteps of CFE Pioneer Alumni; Simone Rocha, Steven Tai, Haizen Wang and T Lipop amongst others. She will be joined by Fashion East designer Louise Alsop and new talents Faustine Steinmetz, Adrien Sauvage, Liam Hodges and Studio XO.

Of being inducted into the Programme Mariana says; "London is one of the most inspiring places I've ever been, more than that it is the place to be if you want to grow a business. The Pioneer Programme has helped designers that I look up to, to become the huge success they are now. I can't wait for it to start so we can venture into this new journey."